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Address: Hotel Mahahual-Caribe | Mahahual, Mahahual, Mexico
Phone Number: 00 52 983 120 53 06

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Wish all dive-ops were like this - La operadora de buceo ideal

With my wife we had a road-trip along Mexico and came upon this peaceful ocean village. I was impressed by the water's clarity seen from the beach. I searched and found this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With my wife we had a road-trip along Mexico and came upon this peaceful ocean village. I was impressed by the water's clarity seen from the beach. I searched and found this operation by chance and was pleasantly attended by Ernesto and Jorge who gave me a wealth of diving information, they have the experience of many decades of diving.... More 

Thank Amsetus
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Costa Maya on our last shore excursion of four straight days from our cruise. I had planned to just relax and sit on the beach. When we arrived, my kids expressed an interest in Discover Scuba, after they first tried it two days prior in Roatan. I was not going to let the opportunity pass us up.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to go for diving. Professional and awesome. Highly recommend! Swam with a turtle for over ten minutes. Great time and great team!

Thank Gary L
Ashland, Illinois
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Mahahual is an out of the way place in Mexico, but is up and coming. I wasn't sure what to expect for a dive operation, and was pleasantly surprised when I meet Jorge. He run an excellent operation at a great price. He also has a wonderful team of dive masters. This yeat(2016) is the second time I have use... More 

1 Thank divenut2016
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I was a little late off the cruise ship and was looking to go diving. I enjoyed the walk from the pier to Mahahual. I then had the chance to stumble upon their little diving shop Bucaneros (pirate themed) and meet Arturo. He was simply awesome. He closed up shop and took me out diving. You always hear about the... More 

Thank RaRaT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

My friends and I went to Chinchorro banc with Bucaneros’s team and it was a great choice. They’re experients, careful with the turists and with the nature. We did some snorkel and even without a deep dive we saw a lot of fishes, sea stars, sharks and a giant turtle! Bucaneros also have the fastest boat among the operators, and... More 

Thank Camila C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

I have recently taken a trip with Bucaneros after researching every scuba operator in town and was really happy with our choice. They have the newest, largest, and fastest boat and this makes all the difference as you will want to get to the reef rapidly to enjoy every minute of this paradise. The equipment is also good but the... More 

1 Thank Carlos C
Jacksonville, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We have dove with Jorge many times but this year brought another successful dive. If you are a good diver or a novice, someone that has not dove for years, or someone that wants to learn, this is the dive shop for you. These people are very careful with their divers. You are not "on your own." The equipment is... More 

Thank moodymolly
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We went to chinchorro with my familly including 2 kids (5 and 8) and have a great day, thanks mainly to Arturo and his team. Thank you guys and see you soon!

Thank bouba0407
Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We booked this through Cancun-Discounts.com after comparing it to the high cost dive excursion on the cruise ship. It was a 10 minute walk outside the Costa Maya shopping plaza to the taxi stand. Transportation was paid to Mahahual meeting location(Carlita's Cafe). A block away was the dive shop where we met our dive master. A short walk down the... More 

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